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US extension of power over foreign lands affected Hawaii

imperialism

2

when a nation has control over a geographic area within another nation, the controlling nation dominates the economy

sphere of influence

3

to make up for its lack of a sphere of influence in China, the US secretary of state John Hay's proposed plan is the policy that gave all nations equal trading rights in China

Open Door Policy

4

Secret society that formed to overthrow the Hawaiian monarchy and establish democracy in Hawaii under american control was known as the __

Hawaiian League

5

after the Russo-Japanese war, Japan:a) fell into economic depressionb) emerged as the strongest power in East Asiac) felt that it had fulfilled all of its natural resource needsd) stopped its modernization program

b

6

Planters of which crop gradually increased control over Hawaii?

sugar

7

In 1993, Congress apologized for the US role in Liliuokalani's ___

overthrow

8

In what way did journalists influence the decision of the US to intervene in Cuba?

yellow journalism

9

Which Cuban independence leader was forced to leave Cuba but continued to promote Cuban independence from his new home in NY?

Jose Marti

10

What item did the New York Journal publish that caused outraged Americans to call for war? What did the item say?

de Lome letter; ridiculed McKinley for being "weak and catering to the rabble"

11

what was the most famous volunteer regiment that fought in Cuba, and who organized the regiment?

Rough riders; Theodore Roosevelt

12

described by John Hay as "a splendid little war"

Spanish-American war

13

scandalous stories combined with large, shocking illustrations

yellow journalism

14

ship that blew up in Havana Harbor

USS Maine

15

cavalry regiment organized by Theodore roosevelt

Rough riders

16

battle that led to the capture of Santiago

Battle of San Juan Hill

17

Proclaimed himself president of the Philippine Republic after the Spanish-American war

Emilio Aguinaldo

18

group that opposed US annexation of the Philippines

Anti-imperialist league

19

Founded the Cuban Revolutionary Party

Jose Marti

20

Commander who destroyed the Spanish fleet in the Philippines

George Dewey

21

African american soldiers who led the charge to capture kettle and San Juan hills in Cuba during the Spanish-American war

Buffalo soldiers

22

What did the Buffalo soldiers do?

escort settlers, cattle herds, railroad crews across frontier, defend settlers from Native American attacks. brave and tenacious; discriminated, segregated, couldn't vote, nor promotion

23

What did TR say was his biggest achievement as president?

building the Panama Canal

24

What did the Wright Brothers do?

build airplane

25

Who was the first person to send a message around the world?

TR

26

How long did it take to drive cross country?

63 days

27

Did TR feel the world was growing more interdependent?

yes

28

What 2 nations did he see as a threat to the US?

Japan and Germany

29

What nation did TR want to have dominance in the Pacific?

US

30

What did TR want to connect?

Atlantic and Pacific Ocean